VASER Liposuction: What It Is and How It Works
**VASER Liposuction (or VASER Lipo) **is a non invasive alternative to traditional liposuction. VASER Liposuction is a variation of ultrasonic liposuction, a class of procedures generally classified as non surgical liposuction. This is one of the few non invasive alternatives to liposuction where the patient can stay fully conscious and awake throughout the entire procedure. VASER Liposuction a relatively new cosmetic surgery procedure which was fully accredited by the FDA in 2002.
How VASER Liposuction Works
VASER stands for Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance. In the course of VASER lipo special liquid is injected in the problematic areas. Then the fat is liquefied with the help of ultrasonic sound waves, while the surrounding tissues, such as blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue remain relatively intact. The liquified fat is them vacuumed out and extracted from the body.
The Advantages of VASER Liposuction
- decreased pain, bleeding, bruising and tissue damage
- better and more effective targeting at specific areas
- in most cases VASER liposuction does not require hospitalization. Many patients just walk in, have VASER liposuction done and walk out.
VASER Liposuction Costs
The cost of VASER Liposuction depends on the part of the body you want to reshape and the amount of work it needs, the city you want to have the procedure done at, the doctor performing the procedure and a few other factors. As to the areas treated, upper abdomen, male breasts and the knees are the most expensive ones, and thighs, hips and the neck (jowls) are the cheapest ones to have VASER lipo done on.
Be ready to pay from $1,500 to $10,000 per area. The national average cost of VASER liposuction is around $3,000.00